The Devonian Fossil Gorge In Iowa Was Named One Of The Most Stunning Lesser-Known Places In The U.S.

If you’re looking for one of the most underrated places in Iowa, it’s hard to top a visit to the Devonian Fossil Gorge just north of Iowa City. This prehistoric wonder is a spot that everyone in the Hawkeye State should visit at least once in their lives, and it was recently recognized by NetCredit for being one of the most underrated spots in the Midwest.

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You can learn more about the Devonian Fossil Gorge on the Army Corps of Engineers website, right here. You’ll want to plan to spend plenty of time reading the posted signs to learn about how this natural and historic wonder came to be, so be sure to set aside your whole day for exploring.

Address: 2850 Prairie Du Chien Rd NE, Iowa City, IA 52240, USA